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7004 Bee Cave Road
Bldg.1, Suite 110
Austin, Texas 78746

Direct: 512-681-3720
sswann@sswannlaw.com

Sharron L. Swann

Sharron’s practice is focused on corporate, transactional, and regulatory matters relating to the operation and creation of various physician and other health care provider entities, independent diagnostic testing facilities, radiation cancer centers, hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers. Sharron combines her knowledge of healthcare law with her years of hospital financial management experience in representing her clients.

Areas of practice
-  Interpreting and analyzing compliance with federal and state anti-fraud and abuse
statutes and applicable regulations, and the Stark statute and regulations.
-  Interpreting reimbursement issues, including Medicare and Medicaid rules and
regulations related to physician and other health care providers, including provider applications.
-  Consultation and drafting of a variety of productivity-based compensation formulas for
 physician groups and other organizations.
-  Organizing and structuring ancillary service arrangements, in physician practices and in
stand-alone centers, including imaging centers, laboratories, radiation cancer centers, physical therapy services, and sleep labs.
-  Design and implementation of compliance plans, including assisting in risk analysis,
providing required education of health care laws and regulations, and developing policies and procedures.
-  Advising and assisting in privileged internal client investigations for compliance with
various healthcare statutes, regulations and Medicare/Medicaid billing requirements.
-  Transactions relating to the creation, merger, and acquisition of various physician and
other provider organizations, including Texas Medical Board certification as non-profit health care organizations, joint ventures, and management organizations; Texas regulatory requirements and various management and corporate organizational issues.
  
Education
-  Doctor of Jurisprudence, South Texas College of Law, 1996
-  Bachelor of Arts Southeastern Oklahoma State University, 1979

Professional Licenses
-  Attorney at Law, Texas, 1996

Professional Experience
-  Swann & Waddill, August 2007-Present
-  Brown McCarroll, L.L.P., Partner, 2003-July 2007
-  Hilgers & Watkins, P.C., Associate and Director, 1996-2003
-  Tampa General Hospital, Assistant Director and Director of General Accounting
      Service, 1982-1993

Professional Memberships and Activities
-  American Bar Association
-  American Health Lawyers Association
-  State Bar of Texas, Health Law Section
-  Travis County Bar Association
           -  Health Lawyers Group, Board of Directors, 2003-2007
           -  Planning Committee, 2002-2003
           -  Medical/Legal Committee, 1999-2000


1601Ben Crenshaw Way
Austin, Texas 78746

512-329-8580
gcwaddill@gcwlaw.com

Gregg C. Waddill III

Gregg has 40 years experience as an attorney. He has worked in the for-profit, not-for-profit and public sectors of the healthcare industry. Gregg has served as general counsel for several hospitals, held a number of senior healthcare management positions and been in private practice since 2002.

Areas of practice
-  Physician-Hospital Relationships
-  Physician Credentialing and Medical Staff Bylaws
-  Medical Staff Hearings
-  Physician Peer Review
-  Representation Before Professional Licensing Boards
-  JCAHO Compliance
-  National Practitioner Data Bank
-  Licensing and Regulatory Compliance
-  Corporate Compliance
-  Alternative Liability Insurance Programs
-  Contract Development, Review and Negotiation
-  Mediation

Education
-  Bachelor of Business Administration (Finance), The University of Texas at Austin, 1967
-  Doctor of Jurisprudence, The University of Texas School of Law, 1970
-  Master of Public Health, the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston,
      School of Public Health, 1971

Professional Licenses
-  Attorney at Law, Texas 1970

Professional Experience
-  Swann & Waddill, 2007 to present.
-  Private Practice, 2002 to present.
-  Chairman and General Counsel, Physicians Underwriting Management Group, Inc.,
2002 to present.
-  Secretary and General Counsel, Health Network Providers Mutual Insurance Company,
RRG, 12/2003 to present.
-  Sr. Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Compliance Officer, The Brown
Schools, 1994 to 2002.
-  Private Practice, 1991 – 1993. Tampa, Florida and Houston, Texas
-  Director of Legal and Risk Management Services, Tampa General Hospital, 9/1988
11/1990, Tampa, Florida.
-  Private Practice, 1987-1988, Austin, Texas.
-  Executive Director, Texas Supreme Court Justice Committee, 3/1987 to 9/1988, 
      Austin, Texas.
-  Secretary and General Counsel, American Physicians Service Group, Inc. and,
President Chief Executive Officer, Practice Management, Inc., 1986, Austin, Texas.
-  Private Practice, 1984-1985, Houston, Texas.
-  Associate Administrator and Counsel, St. Luke’s Episcopal and Texas Children’s
Hospitals and the Texas Heart Institute, 1981-1984, Houston, Texas.
-  Assistant Administrator and Counsel, St. Luke’s Episcopal and Texas Children’s
Hospital and the Texas Heart Institute, 1978-1980.
-  Administrative Counsel, St. Luke’s Episcopal and Texas Children’s Hospitals and the
Texas Heart Institute, 1977-1978.
-  Executive Director, World Health Foundation, USA, 1972 – 1976, Houston, Texas.
-  Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Legal Counsel, Federation of World Health
Foundation of Geneva, Switzerland, 1972-1976.
-  Harris County Campaign Coordinator, U.S. Senator John Tower, 1971-1972, 6,
months Houston, Texas.
-  Staff Assistant, U.S. Senator John Tower, 1969-1970, Austin, Texas.

Professional Memberships and Activities
-  American Health Lawyers Association
-  State Bar of Texas, Health Law Section

Community Involvement
-  Rotary Club of Austin


7004 Bee Cave Road
Bldg.1, Suite 110
Austin, Texas 78746

Direct: 512-681-3721
sfink@sswannlaw.com

Sarah M. Fink

Sarah's practice is focused on healthcare law with an emphasis on provider reimbursement and fraud and abuse.

Areas of practice
-  Representing health care providers, including physicians, physician groups, physical
therapists, nursing facilities with transactional and regulatory issues.
-  Assisting a variety of types of clients with general corporate matters.
-  Interpreting and applying federal and state anti-fraud and abuse statutes and applicable
regulations and the Stark statute and regulations.

Education
-  Doctor of Jurisprudence, Tulane University, 2002
-  Bachelor of Science, Georgetown University, 1998

Professional Licenses
-  Attorney at Law, Texas, 2002

Professional Experience
-  Swann & Waddill, 2007- Present
-  Matheson Law Partners, 2007- Present
-  Brown McCarroll, LLP, Associate, 2003-2007
-  Hilgers & Watkins, P.C., Associate, 2002-2003, Summer Clerk, 2001

Professional Memberships and Activities
-  American Health Lawyers
-  Travis County Bar Association, Health Law Section

Community Involvement
-  Mobile Loaves and Fishes
-  Hospice Austin, Board of Director, 2007- Present
-  Mainspring Schools, Board of Directors, 2004-2005
-  Family ElderCare 2003-2004

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